14 May 2015

It's Walk to Work Week!

Walk to work week

National Walk to Work Week started on Monday and will run till Friday 15th May. Apologies for the delay in getting this message to you, us Garden Escapees have been battling with a broken internet and so have had an enforced 5 days of screen freedom.

29 Apr 2015

International Dawn Chorus Day


Spring is advancing at full throttle, with trees bursting into leaf and bluebells carpeting our woodland floors, and the birds are feeling perky and chirpy, particularly at dawn! International Dawn Chorus Day is the worldwide celebration of nature’s daily miracle.

14 Apr 2015

It's National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week

When gardeners garden, it is not just plants that grow, 
but the gardeners themselves. 

-   Ken Druse

20 Mar 2015

It's the International Day of Happiness - How could you enjoy your garden more all year round?

International Day of Happiness

Today is the International Day of Happiness and also the day that winter is officially over and we welcome spring into our lives again. The daffodils and primroses are taking up the slack as the snowdrops approach the end of their tenure, and woodland floors across the nation are transforming from a drab brown to a vibrant green: a welcome portent of the dazzling display of bluebells that awaits us. It certainly put a spring in my step today, even as the drizzle gently soaked me during the dog’s morning constitutional. Of course, the longer days and warmer temperatures have been creeping up...

15 Mar 2015

Easter Serenity in your own Garden Annexe

Easter Eggs

Sing a song of sixpence
A pocket full of rye
Many free from (meat, dairy, gluten) varieties
Baked in some pies